MinIO Delivers Hybrid Cloud Object Storage to the Enterprise

At Storage Field Day earlier this year we were happy to welcome MinIO as a presenter who showcased their cloud-native, software-defined object storage platform. The staff at GestaltIT.com took notice and wrote about the presentation including a basic overview of the product and their thoughts on how many commercial solutions are utilizing MinIO to make their products better. Head over to GestaltIT.com to check out their take and watch the videos from the MinIO presentations at Storage Field Day!


Intel Customers Share Their Optane Experience Stories at Storage Field Day

May’s Storage Field Day event served as a platform for Intel to showcase their customers’ experiences with their Optane Persistent Memory product. This post hones in on those experiences, taking into account customer use cases as well as feedback to paint a picture of the Optane product in action. Read on, or watch Intel’s Storage Field Day appearance, to learn more.


Tintri VMstore Delivers Self-Optimizing and Intelligent Infrastructure for Virtual Workloads

Tintri, a presenter at Storage Field Day earlier this year, is working hard to balance peak performance and ease of management for on-premises workloads. While presenting, they highlighted their VMstore Intelligent Infrastructure which is “designed to self-optimize virtual workloads by leveraging analytics and machine learning.” The staff at GestaltIT.com write that that VMstore’s ability to self-optimize can help overworked infrastructure teams and improve performance. Head over to the Tech Field Day YouTube channel and check out Tintri’s Storage Field Day presentation to learn more!


Hammerspace Unlocks Scale and Performance With Hybrid Cloud Storageless Data

Is “Storageless Data” a thing? At Storage Field Day in January, Hammerspace made their pitch on how they could utilize it to “simplify and unify the management of disparate storage systems, whether on-premises or in a public cloud.” The staff at GestaltIT.com watched Hammerspace’s presentation and writes that “with Hammerspace, organizations can couple together disparate storage systems across multiple sites into a unified platform” and indicate implications for the management of that data. Check out the GestaltIT Staff take on Hammerspace’s unique offering and watch their Storage Field Day videos to learn more about it!


How Nasuni Made Their Name in a Cloud-Washed Space

When everyone claims their product is in the cloud, it’s hard to parse through which solutions actually leverage the cloud in a way that benefits your business most. In their appearance at Storage Field Day, Nasuni detailed how their all-in-one, cloud-native approach to file storage fills their customers’ needs without emptying their pocketbooks. Read on to learn more about their approach, and be sure to check out their Storage Field Day presentation for more info.


Pliops Brings Performance, Endurance, and Cost Savings to Flash-Based Storage

In January, Pliops highlighted its storage processor at Storage Field Day. This processor comes in PCIe card form and Pliops aims to offload SSD maintenance tasks away from the CPU to “unleash the full potential of solid-state drive (SSD) storage”. The Pliops Storage Processor (PSP) can benefit storage regarding performance, capacity expansion, data protection, and endurance. For more information on the Pliops Storage Processor, check out Pliops’ presentation from Storage Field Day!


NetApp Delivers AI Data Management Solutions to Enterprise IT

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have been used in many endeavors for social benefits, including the quick development of the COVID-19 vaccine. However, there can be operational challenges that come with managing and storing petabytes of data. As seen at Storage Field Day in January, NetApp has some platforms and tools in its portfolio that are built around adding value to AI/ML workloads and solving some of the challenges organizations face when adopting AI/ML. To learn more about NetApp’s solution, be sure to watch its presentations from Storage Field Day on our website!


Storageless Data, Really? – Doug Fallstrom

During Storage Field Day in January, Paul Stringfellow had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see Hammerspace’s presentation. In this episode of the Tech Interviews podcast, Paul is joined by Doug Fallstrom from Hammerspace to discuss storageless data and taking a data-centric approach to building IT platforms. To hear the complete conversation, be sure to check out this episode of Tech Interviews!


Storage Field Day 21 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama

Earlier this year, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate at Storage Field Day. In this blog post, Dan links to the blogs he has written related to the event as well as posts from his fellow delegates. To see what Dan had to share, be sure to check out this post!


MinIO – Cloud, Edge, Everywhere …

Earlier this year at Storage Field Day, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see MinIO. In this blog, Dan looks at what MinIO has to offer, as he writes, “It is designed to be used for large-scale data infrastructure, and was built from scratch to be cloud native.” Be sure to check out this blog for more of his thoughts and discover what intrigues him about MinIO.


115-GreyBeards Talk Database Acceleration With Moshe Twitto, CTO&Co-founder, Pliops

Earlier this year, Ray Lucchesi had the opportunity to join us as a delegate at Storage Field Day and got to learn about Pliops at the event. In this episode of the Greybeards on Storage podcast, they are joined by Moshe Twitto, CTO and Co-Founder at Pliops, to discuss Pliops’ technology. To learn more and listen to the full conversation, check out this episode!


So Long, and Thanks for All the Memory – Micron Ceases 3D XPoint Development, Sells Lehi Fab

Earlier this year, Max Mortillaro joined us as a delegate at Storage Field Day and got to see Intel at the event. In this post for TECHunplugged, Max digs into Micron’s announcement of ending the development of 3D XPoint products. TECHunplugged has been following Intel and Micron’s 3D XPoint involvement since 2018. For Max’s analysis on this announcement and its impact, visit TECHunplugged!


Nasuni Puts Your Data Where You Need It

At Storage Field Day earlier this year, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see Nasuni’s presentation. In this blog post, Dan takes a look at Nasuni’s offering, noting its 5 key components: UniFS, Virtual Edge Appliances, Management Console, Orchestration Center, and Analytics Connector. Check out his blog to see everything he had to say about Nasuni!


Pliops – Can We Take Fast and Make It Faster?

Dan Frith joined us as a delegate earlier this year at Storage Field Day and had the opportunity to see Pliops’ presentation at the event. In this blog post, Dan takes a look at Pliops’ solution, the Pliops Storage Processor, which is “a hardware-based storage accelerator that enables cloud and enterprise customers to offload and accelerate data-intensive workloads using just a fraction of the computational load and power.” To see what he had to say about Pliops’ solution, check out his blog!


Storageless Data!?

At Storage Field Day in January, Ray Lucchesi had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see Hammerspace’s presentation. At the event, Hammerspace showcased its vision for storageless data. In this blog, Ray explains, “Essentially, Hammerspace creates a global file system for your data, across any locations you wish to use it, with great caching, optimized data transfer and with real storage behind it.” For more of Ray’s thoughts on Hammerspace and storageless data, check out his blog!


NetApp Keystone – How Do You Want It?

Earlier this year, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see NetApp’s presentation at Storage Field Day. Dan focuses on NetApp Keystone in this blog post, which he describes, “In short, it gives you a flexible way to consume the broader portfolio of NetApp solutions as a service on-premises (and off-premises).” This offering focuses on providing different needs as-a-Service. For more of Dan’s thoughts on NetApp Keystone, be sure to check out his blog!


Pliops: Re-Imagining Storage, Crushing Bottlenecks and a Bright Future in the Cloud

Max Mortillaro joined us as a delegate at Storage Field Day earlier this year and had the opportunity to learn about Pliops during its presentation. For TECHunplugged, Max analyzes the Pliops Storage Processor (PSP). The PSP accelerates database applications by up to 7 times and has three areas where it delivers instant value. Additionally, this technology can be deployed in three different methods. For more of Max’s thoughts on the Pliops Storage Processor and its bright future, check out his post on TECHunplugged!


Data Science Storage With NetApp’s Python Toolkit

At Storage Field Day in January, Ray Lucchesi had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see NetApp’s presentation on its NetApp Data Science Toolkit. On his blog, Ray focuses on the Python SDK to manage NetApp storage for data scientists and AI researchers. He was impressed by this concept, as he comments: “I’m not a data science expert but a Python SDK for storage management just makes so much sense to me I just had to take a look.” For more of Ray’s analysis, check out his blog!


The Role of AI in Data Storage

Earlier this year, Enrico Signoretti joined us as a delegate at Storage Field Day and had the opportunity to see Tintri’s presentation. He recognizes that data storage used to be one of the more conservative areas of IT, but this has radically changed in the past few years. At this Field Day event, Tintri demonstrated its latest AI-based features implemented for its systems and how it can help with storage management. For more of Enrico’s analysis of the evolution of AI in data storage, check out his blog on gigaom.com!


Intel Optane – Challenges and Triumphs

At Storage Field Day earlier this year, Intel focused on their intel Optane memory solution and some of the successes and challenges they’ve had in implementing it. This isn’t the first time that delegate Dan Frith has seen Intel present on Optane, and he was refreshed with how direct they were about both the ups and downs of the product. Writing on his blog, Dan says that he enjoyed the presentation tremendously and the customer examples were powerful examples at what intel can do. If you haven’t yet, be sure to watch Intel’s presentations from Storage Field Day to get an idea of where Intel’s Optane has been and where it is going.